Getting There, Alive
January is National Awareness Month for Cervical Health and Glaucoma. It's also National Birth Defects Prevention Month and Radon Action Month. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. You can't see or smell it; only testing can determine the level of exposure, which is measured by assessing homes and levels of radon found in surrounding soil.
Popliteal fossa: The posterior of the knee, otherwise known as the knee pit where your leg bends.
Mania of the Week
Enosimania: Pathological belief that one has sinned.
Life in Big Macs
One hour of chopping wood energetically burns 1,156 calories (based on a 150-pound person) or the equivalent of 1.6 Big Macs.
Never Say 'Diet'
The Major League Eating record for bologna is 2.76 pounds in six minutes, held by Don Lerman -- an eat of strength, no matter how you slice it.